Learning and Teaching Enhancement mentoring

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Who is it for?

Supporting colleagues to enhance their practice in learning and teaching, and supporting learning and teaching

  • Early career educators
  • Experienced staff wishing to gain mentoring in specific areas of expertise
  • Colleagues who support learning and teaching
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Benefits of mentoring

  • Confidence building
  • Pointers to relevant professional development, networking and coaching
  • Skills development/enhancement
  • Career advice and planning
  • Guidance on where to start
  • Identifying and planning development opportunities
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Mentoring cycle

It is expected that a mentoring relationship will last between 6 months to 1 year, and have well-defined objectives. At the end of the agreed period, the mentor and mentee should review the objectives and may decide that further mentoring would be beneficial.

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Learning and Teaching Enhancement Strand Leads

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Strand Leads

Ann Tilbury

Ann Tilbury

Ann has considerable experience in mentoring gained through her HR and learning and development roles. She was instrumental in creating a mentoring scheme for trainee journalists in BBC News. She has led the learning and teaching enhancement strand of the mentoring scheme since it was established. She has been an active mentor and mentee on a number of strands of the mentoring scheme. Read more about Ann’s professional background and role within the Learning and Teaching Academy.

Debbie Wartnaby

Debbie Wartnaby

Debbie started working in the Learning and Teaching Academy in 2021 on a part time secondment. Find out more about her role.

Debbie’s interest in mentoring began when she mentored colleagues to gain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy from Advance HE, via ALPINE, through the Professional Recognition strand of the University’s mentoring scheme. She is also registered as both a mentor and mentee on the Learning Teaching and Enhancement strand of the University’s mentoring scheme.

Getting started

  • Find out more about mentoring by reading the Code of Practice and FAQs
  • Contact the strand lead, Ann Tilbury if you have any further questions about Learning and Teaching Enhancement mentoring
  • For general enquiries please use the general email address mentoring@uhi.ac.uk
  • Register to be a mentor or mentee on this strand

Mentoring agreement form